What’s up with colonialism, Canadian art and wilderness?
How have women-identified and LGBTQ+ people impacted art in Canada?
What are some historic art scandals in Canada, and what can we learn from them?
Course facilitator Sally McKay brings over 25 years of experience as an artist and writer as well as six years of full-time teaching at McMaster University. With a focus on collaborative learning, this course provides a welcoming environment for honest and in-depth conversation. Through informal lectures, group exercises and class discussions, you will be encouraged to explore ways that your personal history and lived experience inform critical understandings of Canadian art history.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE FEBRUARY 22
AGH Members: $130
REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 12
AGH Members: $150
Instructor: Sally McKay
Image Credit: LEFT: Emily Carr (Canadian 1871-1945), Sunshine and Tumult, 1939, oil on paper mounted on board. Bequest of H.S. Southam, Esq., 1966 RIGHT: Rosalie Favell (Métis b. 1958), Transformation (from Plain(s) Warrior Artist), 1999, giclée print on paper. Purchased with funds from the E. Muriel Baker Estate, 2001
From the Contemporary Art Collection
Resting with Warriors 2001
Shelley Niro (Mohawk b. 1954)
series of 4 woodcuts on wove paper, Purchase, Permanent Collection Fund, 2016
© Courtesy Shelley Niro